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About Irmo / Ballentine / Chapin

The northwest area of Greater Columbia is one of the fastest growing residential areas of the city. It includes the towns of Irmo, Ballentine and Chapin.  This area is convenient to downtown via I-26 and I-126 and also offers easy access to Greenville and Spartanburg via I-26. Like Lexington,  the area offers extensive access to Lake Murray and its vast array of outdoor activities.  It is also the home to Columbiana Centre,a large regional mall that has consistently been the first choice for retailers in the South Carolina midlands region and the new Palmetto Health Parkridge Hospital a state of the art regional hospital serving the residents of Northwest Columbia. Irmo has the largest population of any municipality in Lexington County and many new housing developments ranging from starter new home neighborhoods to highly amenitized upscale neighborhoods. Chapin is a uniquely rural and beautiful area of Columbia also boasts a wide array of housing opportunities for citizens looking for their dream new home.

Why Choose Irmo / Ballentine / Chapin ?

Lexington-Richland District 5 Schools
District Five again has received an overall “A” rating under the federal accountability system. District Five is the only district in the Midlands with the “A” rating.
The Lake
When people think of living in northwest Columbia, they think of living near Lake Murray… 50,000 acres of fun in the sun with some of the best bass fishing in the nation, skiing, sailing and more!
Close to Everything
the Irmo / Ballentine / Chapin area, also known as Northwest Columbia is an area that stretches up Interstate 26 from the cities of Irmo to Chapin. The area is known for great shopping, great eateries, some of the state’s best schools and an excellent road system that connects to everywhere you need to be, making it one of the finest areas to settle down in your new home.

Communities in Irmo / Ballentine / Chapin

Homes For Sale In Cedar Mill by Great Southern Homes
Cedar Mill

Welcome to Cedar Mill… one of Irmo and Ballentine’s hidden gems!  Located just 2 minutes to I-26 (Peak Exit), 2 minutes to Lake Murray, and surrounded by desirable Lexington Richland 5 schools……

Shoals Landing by Great Southern Homes
Shoals Landing

Shoals Landing offers a great Irmo location on Irmo Drive close to where it intersects with Dreher Shoals Road (Highway 6) and next door to the Publix Supermarket at Murray Landing Shopping Center…

Regatta Forest by Great Southern Homes
Regatta Forest

Welcome to Regatta Forest, a friendly neighborhood of quality, style and convenience in a development designed and built with the environment in mind.

First and foremost, Regatta Forest…

Livingston Place by Great Southern Homes
Livingston Place

Welcome to Livingston Place… destined to be one of Irmo/Ballentine’s finest neighborhoods! Located only one minute to Highway 76 (Dutch Fork Road), 3 minutes to Lake Murray, 5 minutes to…

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Temple Sinai Jewish History Center

Sumter has a rich Jewish history, with the first Jewish immigrants arriving here from Charleston by 1815. From the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s, there was a steady Jewish presence in the town. However, as is the story in many small-town Southern communities, the latter half of the 20th century saw the congregation dwindle as younger generations left for bigger cities.

Ballentine-Shealy House

Ballentine-Shealy House, also known as the Ballentine-Shealy-Slocum House, is a historic home located near Lexington, Lexington County, South Carolina. It was built in the late-18th or early-19th century and is a 1 1/2-story, rectangular log building. It is sheathed in weatherboard and has a standing seam metal gable roof.

Ballentine Place Historic District

The Ballentine Place Historic District is a national historic district located at Norfolk, Virginia. It encompasses 860 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 1 contributing object in a cohesive residential neighborhood located near the center of Norfolk. It was platted in 1909, and largely developed between 1915 and 1953.

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